Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

The effect of foot orthoses on the standing stability of geriatric females: a new method to assess stability

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

6 Author(s)
Behler, J. ; Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA ; Hillstrom, H. ; Freedman, William ; McGuire, J.
more authors

Falls in the elderly lead to a loss of freedom, self-confidence, and mobility, as well as costly medical bills. Neutral position foot orthoses (NPFOs) are custom-made shoe inserts that relieve areas of pressure and biomechanically align a malaligned foot. If proved efficacious in improving standing stability, NPFOs could help minimize the probability of falls in the geriatric population. Many studies have been conducted regarding standing stability, however researchers have yet to agree on one parameter that efficiently determines standing stability (or instability) using a reasonably straight forward technique

Published in:

Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 1994. Engineering Advances: New Opportunities for Biomedical Engineers. Proceedings of the 16th Annual International Conference of the IEEE

Date of Conference:

3-6 Nov 1994

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.